Tag Archives: 1952 Topps

We’re #1! All the first Topps Baseball cards

The first card in the annual Topps Baseball set is considered an honor today. Get a full history and gallery of every #1 from 1952 to 2015.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle values continue to rise

000001 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Another week, another record price for the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle. For the second time in a month, a new high has been set for the iconic card. During Memory Lane’s Summer Break Auction, a PSA 7 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle closed at $99,185 including the buyer’s premium. […]

Topps online release gets an update set

Topps revealed the ’52 Tribute Update Series on Thursday, a 20-card addition to the previously released line that revisits the famed 1952 Topps set and is only available online via Topps.com.

Topps releases 1952 Tribute jumbo team sets

The famed 1952 Topps set is back — in jumbo team set form — via the latest online offering from Topps.

20 Questions on … Topps Heritage baseball cards

The annual trip down Memory Lane to the past is here with the arrival of this year’s Topps Heritage and we’ve seen plenty of reactions to some of the surprises found inside.

Chicago White Sox star Minnie Minoso dies at 89

Orestes “Minnie” Minoso, who might be best-remembered as the first black player on the Chicago White Sox and a player who played in an MLB game in five different decades, died Sunday. He was 89.

Baseball world reflects on life of Sy Berger

When former Topps executive Sy Berger died on Sunday, the baseball world began reflecting upon a life dedicated to cardboard.

Former Topps executive Sy Berger dies at 91

A baseball card pioneer has passed.

Auction Estimator: How much will this Mantle fetch?

The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is one of the hobby’s most-coveted cards of the bubble-gum era, an iconic want of Baby Boomers and younger baseball fans alike.

Highest BVG-graded 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card sells for $81,000+

The best Beckett-graded Mick came and went on auction block this past weekend resulting in a big sale.

At the National: 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle stolen from dealer’s display

000000 By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were […]

Cardboard cameos: Baseball cards have had their time on big screen

Sometimes, if you watch real closely, you can find real-life baseball cards among the props in movies.

Five baseball card trades Jeffrey Loria would make

After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?

Despite injury, Mariano Rivera’s RC remains hot

It may not look like much, but the baseball card seen here is the most-valuable release in one of the most-important sets of the 1990s.

Memory Lane Inc. to auction PSA 2 Honus Wagner

It’s a Honus Wagner T206 tobacco card, and it headlines Memory Lane Inc.’s Holy Grail Auction, which launches on April 21 and ends on May 5. The opening bid is $550,000.

Turn Back the Clock: Beckett Monthly magazine, December 1984

In December 1984, Beckett Monthly — now, of course, Beckett Baseball — was the only Beckett magazine for sports cards of any kind. You’d be surprised what you found inside.